Bear Creek Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 842661, Houston, TX 77284

***Note:  This is an old calendar.  See the link below for the current calendar.***

2010-2011 Calendar

All events are 1-2:30 PM at the Bear Creek Community Center unless otherwise noted.  For events held at the center, there is an optional lunch at the nearby Omni Hotel Westside at 11 AM.  

August

August 26, 2010  Planning and board meeting, Bear Creek Community Center, 1-3 PM.   Everyone is welcome.

September

September 9, 2010  Lynwood Peterson,  "What's in a Surname?"

October

October 14, 2010  Emily Croom, "The Other Half of the Story--Researching Female Ancestors."

November

November 4, 2010  Bus trip  to Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research.  We will meet at the Bear Creek Community Center at 9:00 AM and return to the center around 4 PM.  Please sign up at a regular meeting or contact a society member. Note that it is at least a 2 block walk to any restaurants and  the vending machines are not recommended.  You may wish to bring your own lunch.  There will be no meeting or lunch on November 11.

December

December 9, 2010  Holiday party at Bear Creek Community Center,as well as Show and Tell.  There will be no lunch at the Omni, as we will have food at the meeting.

January

January 13, 2011  Susan Kaufman, Manager of Clayton Library, "Unusual Resources--How Cool was That!"

January 13, 2011 Board and planning meeting.  At Bear Creek Community Center immediately after the regular meeting.  
 Everyone is welcome.  We will form a nominating committee for the 2011-2012 to fill the officer positions and a directorship.

February


***CANCELED*** February 10, 2011   Washington County tour.  We will start with the Chappell Hill Museum which depicts life in 19th century Texas and then tour the adjacent Providence Baptist Church, built in 1873.  After lunch at Bever’s Kitchen (1907), we will view the Old Rock Store (1869) with its quilt depicting the history of the area.  After a visit to the United Methodist Church (1901), we will continue to the Brenham Heritage Museum in the “modern” (1915) Post Office Building.
 
Our bus leaves the Bear Creek Community Center at 8:30 AM sharp and will return by 5 PM.  Cost will be $4 per participant plus the cost of lunch in Chappell Hill.  For information on the sites, see http://www.chappellhillmuseum.org/museum.htm  , http://www.bevers-kitchen.com , and  http://www.brenhamheritagemuseum.org .  ***CANCELED***

March

March 10, 2011  Alan Leeds,  "Getting the Most from Death Certificates."

April

April 14, 2011 Carpool  to Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research.  We will meet at the Bear Creek Community Center at 9:00 AM and return to the center around 4 PM.

April 21, 2011  Planning meeting.  Bear Creek Community Center, 1-3 PM.  Everyone is welcome.

May

May 12, 2011 Joyce Peterson, "Putting the Story Together."  Elections for 2011-12 officers.  There will be no meetings June through  August.

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Last revised by Alan Leeds, August 26, 2011